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brm_584763 - GALLIENUS Antoninien

GALLIENUS Antoninien AU
75.00 €(Approx. 90.75$ | 68.25£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 258-259
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 150 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,49 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale. Beau buste de Gallien. Joli revers. Patine grise avec des reflets métalliques
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Obverse


Obverse legend : GALLIENVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Gallien à droite (B).
Obverse translation : “Gallienus Augustus”, (Gallien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VIRTVS - AVG/ P|-.
Reverse description : Mars casqué, debout à gauche, tenant une lance de la main gauche et un globe de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Virtus Augusti”, (La Virilité de l’auguste).

Commentary


Poids très lourd. Avec son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 3. Type rare avec la marque d’officine dans le champ à gauche.

Historical background


Gallien

(07/253-08 or 09/268) Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus

Co-emperor with Valerian I. (07/253-06/260)

Gallienus, son of Valerian I, was born in 218. He immediately joined by his father to power and charge the West, while his father went to East. He won a brilliant victory over the Germans and consolidate the Rhine-Danube limes. After the capture of Valerian in the East, Gallien faces on all fronts. The empire broke. Gaul, Spain, Germany and Britain secede with Posthumus that was first eliminated Salonin, the son of Gallienus. It is the usurpation of Macrian and Quietus in the East. Gallien will spend the last eight years of his life trying to put the pieces of this empire. Finally, he was assassinated in September 268 under the walls of Milan while besieging Aureolus, the master of the cavalry, who had revolted.

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